Head 2019 ski reviews
Already scoring well in 2018, this year the Kore 93 snagged the “Best Ski 2019” award in softer snow conditions. So, it has made a well-deserved debut into the big leagues, joining other top-performing skis in the All-Mountain Back category (the Stormrider 95, the Mantra and the Enforcer 100).
This ski is extremely versatile - a true all-mountain ski that is as happy on freshly groomed runs as... Read on
PROSKILAB only reviews the very best skis on the market. So, if the V-Shape 4 from Head is in last place, it is nothing to be ashamed of. Its score proves that the ski has great qualities.
It performs better than the other skis in this category but is less forgiving. It is a little difficult to do well in a category that values ease of use more than anything else.
The ski's overall performance... Read on
The Supershape I.Magnum from Head has been well-known for several years and is a real market success.
Its reputation is based on its ease of use and ability to carve at moderate speeds. PROSKILAB's pro testers agreed with this. The ski is very accessible and requires little technique. Turn initiation is easy, although not very precise, and carving at moderate speeds is a walk in the park.
The... Read on
The Head Super Joy is a uniform ski that performs well and is at ease in all types of turns, even at high speed. The ski is very responsive.
The testers felt that it didn't absorb uneven terrain as well as some models, making it feel less smooth in variable snow. It's a high-performance ski that requires some technical skill.
The Super Joy is a great ski for advanced to expert female skiers... Read on
While the Head Kore 93 shone in the All-Mountain Back category, the more frontside-oriented Monster 88 lagged behind the competition who had more versatile skis.
The testers praised the Monster 88's excellent performance on groomers. They described it as "a good frontside ski" that is easy to control, grippy, and especially happy in short turns. The ski is accessible and “easy to handle.”... Read on
The Head V-Shape 8 is a relatively soft ski that will help you progress. It lacks some of the liveliness sought after in this category.
The ski is super fun as long as you don't try to go too fast. Lightweight, smooth, soft, and easy to use, it will forgive mistakes and deliver great sensations.
However, when you pick up the pace on hard snow and steep slopes, the ski quickly shows its limitations.... Read on
With an impressive 98 mm underfoot, the Great Joy far exceeds the PROSKILAB guidelines for this category.
There are no surprises with this freeride-style ski. It performs well off-piste and floats well in powder.
Its performance on groomed trails is adequate. The PROSKILAB reviewers appreciated its easy turn initiation and stability in long turns at high speed.
However, they said it lacked... Read on